Ernie Els, of South Africa, kisses the trophy after winning the 1997 U.S. Open Sunday, June 15, 1997, at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.

Ernie Els, of South Africa, kisses the trophy after winning the 1997 U.S. Open Sunday, June 15, 1997, at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.